1879 – Korzybski – bio

Alfred Habdank Sharbek Korzybski was born in 1879 in Warsaw, Poland. He founded the theory of general semantics which deals with developing an awareness of the difference between layers of abstraction that separate symbols (such as words) and the events they represent.

PRECURSOR:
-0384 – Aristotle

1839 – Peirce
1848 – Frege
1861 – Whitehead

CONCURRENT:
1872 – Russell
1878 – Łukasiewicz
1882 – Bridgman
1889 – Wittgenstein
1895 – Fuller
1901 – Tarski
1906 – Godel

SUBSEQUENT:
1906 – Hayakawa

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